Definitions for displaced person

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

displaced′ per′son(n.)

  1. a person driven or expelled from his or her homeland by war, famine, tyranny, etc.

    Ref: Abbr.: DP 1 , D.P. 1

Origin of displaced person:

1940–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. displaced person, DP, stateless person(noun)

    a person forced to flee from home or country

Wiktionary

  1. displaced person(Noun)

    a refugee, especially of war or of forced migration

Freebase

  1. Displaced person

    A displaced person is a person who has been forced to leave his or her native place, a phenomenon known as forced migration.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. displaced person

    A broad term used to refer to internally and externally displaced persons collectively. See also evacuee; refugee.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

displaced person

a person forced to leave his own country as a result of war etc.

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